Engineer I and II - Water Resources

City of Olympia | Olympia, WA

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Posted Date 11/07/2019
Description

The City of Olympia, Public Works Department has openings for two Engineer positions. The Project Engineer II's primary focus will be the drinking water utility. The Project Engineer I will have a dual focus in stormwater and wastewater utilities. 

Visit the City of Olympia's employment website for details on the positions and their requirements. 

Engineer I - Water Resources (Salary $81,494.40 - $99,049 annually, plus benefits): 
• Bring a knowledge of municipal utility infrastructure, Western Washington stormwater regulations, low impact development practices, and a desire to learn more.
• Appreciate working with multiple utilities and various staff members in a team and collaboration centered environment.
• Competent in written and verbal communications with various audiences, including the ability to explain technical concepts in a concise manner.
• Skilled at determining a way to move forward.
• Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
• Comfortable working with spreadsheets, graphics, databases, word processing, project management software and operating various engineering specific computer programs such as WWHM2012, SWMM, AutoCAD and ArcMap.
• Skilled in fostering relationships within the agency and community.
• Ability to deliver exceptional customer service.
• Ability to apply urban environmental management practices and principles.

Experience/Education:
• Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering and one year of civil engineering experience required.
• Additional experience in civil engineering may be substituted for the college degree with one-year experience being equal to one year of college education.
• Professional Engineers License not required.

Engineer II - Drinking Water (Salary $81,494 - $99,049 annually, plus benefits): 

• Brings an in-depth knowledge of municipal drinking water utility infrastructure and its management, including drinking water regulations and asset management principles.
• Experienced in developing water system plans, including capital improvement programs.
• Serves as a lead in engineering, planning and/or implementing municipal utility infrastructure programs and projects.
• Skill in leading interdisciplinary teams in solving problems and facilitating and making decisions regarding complex Utility engineering, policy, regulatory, operational, and financial responsibilities.
• Competent in written and verbal communications with various audiences, including the ability to explain technical concepts in a concise manner.
• Skill in fostering relationships within the organization and community.
• Ability to deliver exceptional customer service.
• Appreciate working with multiple utilities and various staff members in a team and collaboration-centered environment.
• Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
• Comfortable working with spreadsheets, graphics, databases, word processing, project management software and in the operation of various engineering specific computer programs such as WaterGEMS, AutoCAD and ArcMap.

Experience/Education:
• Four year degree in an engineering field (Civil preferred).
• Three years of related experience required.
• Additional experience in related civil engineering may be substituted for the college degree with one-year experience being equal to one year of college education.
• Professional Engineer license preferred. Washington State PE license within six months of employment.

Only electronic applications are accepted. You must apply for each position you would like to be considered for. This is a continuous recruitment. In order to be considered for the first round of interviews, submit your application by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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